Heart Of Hearts is the solo work of Greg Hatem. The Baltimore-based project began in 2010 with a 5-song EP recorded in a residential warehouse space onto a dusty old 8-track tape machine. Two years later, Hatem has traded in his worn tape heads for shiny new digits to produce new work.
“Candling” is the first single off of his new full-length album “My Society,” available late September on Bleek Records. The song details the process of candling, or shining light through an egg to determine its fertility. In the lyrics, Hatem attempts to comfort and encourage the newly conceived life to enter the light beyond the eggshell. This track and all others on the new al- bum draw from his personal experiences keeping and breeding finches and doves in a small aviary in his Baltimore home.
The track was engineered, produced, and mixed by Greg Hatem in Baltimore 2011-2012. The track was mastered by Matthew Leffler-Shulman at Mobtown Studios. Brian Henry photographed and designed the cover art.
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